An anti-detriment payment is a refund of the contributions tax paid by a deceased member during their lifetime. 

An anti-detriment payment only applies to taxed schemes such as GESB Super and GESB's Retirement Income Allocated Pension where a death benefit is paid as a lump sum.

Read more on anti-detriment or contact GESB's Member Services Centre on 13 43 72.

2016/17 Federal Budget - changes to super

The anti-detriment provision for the payment of death benefits will be removed (the provision will still apply where death occurs before 1 July 2017 and the death payment is made before 1 July 2019). Read more about the changes to super.

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